WINNIPEG – A longtime representative of Winnipeg’s West End has died.
Former City Councillor Harvey Smith has passed away after a short illness.
Smith had been living in care since falling in his home last summer.
He had a combined 24 years representing the citizens of Winnipeg’s West End. He first represented the Sargent Park Ward for 6 years in the 80s, and then the Daniel McIntyre Ward for 16 years, until just a few years ago.
Smith had also been an NDP MLA in Winnipeg for 2 years from 1986 to 1988.
He was still a member of the New Democratic Party and was a proud community activist.
Smith was 80 years old.